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Nobody needs another Prigozhin. ‘Putin’s chef’ reportedly wants to expand his political influence and maybe even win a seat in Russia’s Parliament

The Russian catering oligarch who owns a private military company and an Internet troll empire, wants to become an elected politician and he plans to use the “Rodina” party as his ticket into the State Duma, two sources close to the Putin administration and one person inside Prigozhin’s own inner circle told Meduza. Asked about …

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Russian mercenary leader’s 99 calls to Putin revealed

An alleged Russian mercenary leader made 99 calls to Vladimir Putin‘s chief of staff in eight months and frequently spoke to top officials at the Kremlin, leaked records have revealed.  Moscow claims it has no links to the Wagner security force and that its reputed boss Yevgeny Prigozhin merely provides catering services to the Kremlin …

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Rusia trimite mercenari din Siria în Libia, cu un salariu de 2.000 de dolari pe lună

Rusia se pregătește să trimită o mie de mercenari din Siria pentru a consolida forțele ilegale ale mareșalului rebel Khalifa Haftar din estul Libiei, potrivit agenției Anadolu, ce citează surse locale. Mercenarii vor fi trimiși din zone din estul Siriei care se află sub controlul regimului Assad, în special din districtul Qamishli, din nord-est. Aceștia, …

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Presupuşi mercenari ruşi arestaţi la Minsk: Kremlinul susţine că nu încearcă să ”destabilizeze” Belarus, ”aliatul” său

Kremlinul a dezminţit joi că ar încerca să destabilizeze Belarus, după arestarea în această ţară a 33 de ruşi suspectaţi că ar fi combatanţi care pregătesc „acte de terorism” înaintea alegerilor prezidenţiale din 9 august, potrivit AFP. „Există insinuări potrivit cărora unele organizaţii trimit oameni pentru a destabiliza situaţia în Belarus, este evident că acesta nu …

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Wagner, the elusive private military company, has made its way to Africa

In Russia, journalism is far from the safest profession—even more so when the subject of investigation happens to be a private mercenary army engaged in multiple active conflicts abroad. On July 30, three Russian journalists were killed in the Central African Republic (CAR) while investigating a particularly dangerous topic: the Russian private military company Wagner, …

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Russian Wagner mercenaries are exposed for filming horrifying video of Syrian prisoner being beaten

A man who filmed the torture and beheading of a Syrian prisoner is identified as member of Russian private military company Wagner with ties to the Kremlin. The footage is thought to have been filmed in an oil field west of Palmyra, Syria, in 2017. A snippet of the video first emerged at the time …

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